Gass Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Gass Avenue
Neighborhood Brighton Heights
Origin of name J. Gass

Gass Avenue is named for J. Gass, who once owned the land through which the street passes.[1][2]

See also

  • Gasoline Street, originally named Gas Street, renamed to avoid confusion with Gass Avenue


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 52. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1876.; included in the 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1876
  2. Atlas of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, plate 35. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1882.; 1882 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1882